NCAA Football: Tennessee at LSU
After a delay of more than a week, the No. 1 junior college prospect has signed with the Volunteers.
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With high school recruiting mostly out of the way, several SEC schools will be looking for graduate transfers to fill immediate needs.
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Five-star wide receiver Demetris Robertson is still unsigned and it could be several more weeks before he makes a decision.
It's funny how much National Signing Day can affect the momentum of a program — for better or for worse. Here's how it impacted each SEC team.
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Georgia could have multiple true freshman starting on offense in its 2016 opener.
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Attracting the best players to Georgia has never been a problem, but maximizing their potential has been in recent years. New coach Kirby Smart hopes to change that starting this season.
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Four of the SEC's top five pro-style quarterbacks are already on campus. A lot is expected out of the group that's all ranked in the top 23 in the county in the 2016 recruiting class of pro-style QBs.
Running back will be a strong position in the coming years in the SEC thanks to a solid group of incoming freshmen. Here's a closer look at the top five.
Alabama reeled in four DB prospects on National Signing Day, making for a crowded house come this fall.
Jan 1, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA;  Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain looks onto the field during the second quarter  against the Michigan Wolverines in the 2016 Citrus Bowl at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
Florida's recruiting under Jim McElwain hasn't been bad, but it could be a lot better if he can land better players in some parts of the state.
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Here are the SEC’s top five dual-threat quarterback signees for 2016.
Apr 18, 2015; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Blake Barnett (6) drops back to pass during the annual A-day game at Bryant Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports
Alabama redshirt freshman quarterback Blake Barnett will have great expectations put on him by the fan base this spring. He's one of five redshirt freshman who could break through in 2016.
It might be in Auburn's best interests to hand the Tigers' starting quarterback job to incoming recruit John Franklin III.
February 4, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) addresses the media during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at Santa Clara Marriott. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Peyton Manning was a sought-after recruit when he signed with Tennessee, but several starters in Sunday's Super Bowl 50 barely registered on the recruiting radar.
Nov 28, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers quarterback Jeremy Johnson (6) carries against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the second quarter at Jordan Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports
Can Devwah Whaley step in and start at running back for Arkansas? He will have a shot. That's one of several SEC position battles to watch involving 2016 recruits and veterans.
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Alabama, Florida and Missouri are among the SEC schools that could see immediate results from junior college recruits.
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Alabama is likely to redshirt Kendell "Hulk" Jones in 2016 so they can get his weight down.
Oct 17, 2015; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Tigers wide receiver Roderick Proctor (18) carries the ball against Mississippi Rebels defensive back Trae Elston (7) during the game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Memphis Tigers beat Mississippi Rebels 37-24. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports
Bryan Cox and Jonathan Jones are among the three-star prospects who have overachieved in the SEC.
Feb 3, 2016; Montgomery, AL, USA; Carver high school linebacker Lyndell Wilson aka Mack Wilson as he chooses to play for the Alabama Crimson Tide at Carver High School. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports
Alabama is proof that recruiting success can equal championship but how does the rest of the conference fare with their talent?
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These 2016 SEC recruits might have to wait their turn and redshirt this fall, not because they aren't talented but because the positions they play could be positions of strength on their respective teams.
Feb 3, 2016; Coconut Creek, FL, USA; Coconut Creek High School cornerback Trayvon Mullen with his Clemson University hat during national signing day at Coconut Creek High School. Mandatory Credit: Robert Duyos-USA TODAY Sports
Several high-priority targets ended up going elsewhere, including a handful of elite players that previously were verbal commitments within the league.
A look at 10 great high school highlight tapes.
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A breakdown of where all 25 five-star players in the 2016 recruiting class are headed. Hint: Most are coming to the SEC.
We calculated how many five-star players every SEC coach has recruited at his current program and how many each coach signs per season.
Jan 12, 2016; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban during a press conference at JW Marriott Camelback Inn. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Here are 25 fun facts about National Signing Day.
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Breaking down each SEC team's best positional recruiting haul and where they can find the best chance for increased production.
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These are the biggest players from each SEC team’s 2016 recruiting class in terms of both height and weight.
National Signing Day doesn't always go off without a hitch, and the 2016 edition was no exception.
Here's a recap of National Signing Day for SEC teams with a link to a review of each program's recruiting class.
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Some of the incoming recruits will have a chance to be difference makers in the SEC early in their careers.
On Wednesday, Mississippi State missed on a four-star receiver straight from its backyard. That Starkville wideout shed some light on his decision on Twitter.
The five biggest SEC surprises on Signing Day.
Jan 23, 2016; Athens, GA, USA; New Georgia Bulldogs head football coach Kirby Smart talks to the fans attending the basketball game against the Arkansas Razorbacks during halftime at Stegeman Coliseum. Georgia defeated Arkansas 76-73 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Kirby Smart and Mark Richt are in similar, familiar positions. Here's a comparison of how they fared on Signing Day and what the future holds as they take over their alma mater.
We now know how all 14 SEC recruiting classes rank compared to the rest of the country in 2016. But how does each class align with the SEC programs from a historical standpoint?
SEC schools signed several players who received individual awards in high school.
All 14 SEC fan bases enjoyed the equivalent of Christmas morning Wednesday as dozens of talented high school players signed National Letters of Intent. Here's what every SEC head coach said about the day.
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See where various recruiting outlets ranked each SEC 2016 recruiting class after a wild National Signing Day.
Georgia and Tennessee were strong down the stretch while Florida stumbled. How did the rest fo the SEC East do on signing day?
Texas A&M's 2016 recruiting class was heavy in outside players.
With National Signing Day in the books, SDS takes a look at the SEC's top 50 signees for 2016.
A recap of South Carolina's 2016 National Signing Day recruits.
Grading the 2016 recruiting classes in the SEC West.
Ole Miss lands a top-five recruiting class in 2016.
Missouri was able to flip three three-star players to help its 2016 recruiting class.
Mississippi State lands a five-star recruit to end National Signing Day on high note.
Auburn's 2016 recruiting class has 21 members and ranks ninth in the country and fifth in the SEC.
The Tigers might not be able to claim the No. 1 class, but LSU met its needs.
While ESPN's coverage of National Signing Day went well into the afternoon hours, Kentucky put a bow on its 25-man recruiting class before lunch on Wednesday.
Kirby Smart's first recruiting class at Georgia is the highest-ranked in the SEC East. That kind of success is unusual for a first-year program.
The Gators lost two of their prized verbal commitments, but landed a big-time receiver on signing day. All in all, it was a good day for the Gators.
Breaking down the Arkansas Razorbacks' 2016 recruiting class on National Signing Day.
The Alabama Crimson Tide brought in another highly rated recruiting class that ranked near the top in the nation.
Tennessee head coach Butch Jones is pleased with the way the Vols finished strong on National Signing Day.
Here are some of the images from around the SEC on National Signing Day 2016.
Thomaston, Ga., native David Marshall had been an Auburn commit, but he flipped to Georgia on Wednesday and signed with the Bulldogs. He's a three-star defensive end with great pass-rushing skills.
Washington five-star defensive end signs with the Alabama Crimson Tide.
We take a look at how well Auburn and Alabama secured the top in-state talent.
How did Texas A&M do signing in-state players in the 2016 recruiting class against Texas and other programs?
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops had plenty to say to the media about his 2016 recruiting class. Here are the highlights.
How well did Florida recruit in its own state? The Gators signed their QB of the future and two of the top 10 prospects in Florida.